Category Archives: politically motivated arrests

UK politically motivated arrests and long sentences

Charlie Gilmour has recently dominated headlines for being sentenced for 16 months for ‘violent disorder‘ for his behaviour at the student protests last year. Link Joining him, Francis Fernie, student who was involved with protests outside of Fortnum & Mason … Continue reading

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Edinburgh UK Uncut activist arrested for holding a banner

UK Uncut activist and co-editor of the Bright Green blog,¬†Alasdair Thompson, was yesterday arrested for silently holding a banner at a protest in British Home Stores in Edinburgh.¬† Many believe that this was a politically motivated arrest and one done … Continue reading

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